Guwahati: Appealing to all militant outfits in Assam to shun violence and join the mainstream, Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya on Thursday said security, good governance and development for all citizens here will be among the top priorities of the newly-elected government.
"Assam has been fighting insurgency for more than three decades now, however, my government would appeal to all militant groups to shun violence and join main stream of life in the greater interest of the state of Assam and its people," Acharya said in his assembly address.
"It would be the endeavour of my government to take the peace process forward and reach settlement. My government would strengthen the law and order machinery and provide all necessary support to our security forces," he informed the House.
On the government's top priority on security, good governance and development for all citizens in the state, the Governor said, "we will do our best to give a clean, efficient and responsive administration and will strive to ensure our delivery system works with full accountability and complete transparency in all areas of governance."